The Sharjah Container Terminal, established in 1976 was the first
purpose built and fully equipped modern Container Terminal in the Middle East.


About Gulftainer

Gulftainer - a true global success story borne out of Sharjah.

In 1976, Gulftainer was launched to operate the first container terminal in the Middle East, the Sharjah Container Terminal. From these humble beginnings, Gulftainer is now one of the world's leading international ports and logistics solution providers and the first and only operator from the Middle East to manage ports in the USA.

One of Gulftainer's terminals in the UAE has been ranked as the No. 1 most productive port in Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA), and No. 3 in the world by the US Journal of Commerce.

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Current Openings

Gulftainer Jobs - 2 Vacancies (with Salaries) Jul 2024

Assistant Manager Finance
(5 - 7 yrs.)
Sharjah - United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Keywords: Financial Accounting,Financial Reporting,Financial Analysis,P &L Management,Accounting Operations,Team Management
Role Purpose: JOB SUMMARY Assist in the development, performance, and maintenance of the financial activities of the organization. Analyzes management accounting information/reports highlighting key area where higher management attention is required. Provides support service to Line manager. Support the management with relevant consolidated/standalone reports on monthly/need basis. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Co-ordinate with the Head of Finance, the team and close the books of accounts of Group entities on monthly basis. Preparation of financial reports and forecasts, income statements, balance sheets, and financial management reports such as QBR, MBR etc. Ensure maintaining accurate financial records. Assist in the management of all accounting procedures and systems are followed as per Company Policy Assist in assessment of the long-term financial trends and review prospects for future growth of income and new sales areas. Assist in the review of reports, analyse projections of sales and income against budget/forecast and suggests methods of improving the relevant area. Assist in achieving maximum profitability and growth in accordance with organisation plans. Assist in the management and recruitment of team members, subject to agreed criteria. Train and appraise individual team members to ensure Goals are met. Liaising with other department and business unit heads in the company to obtain financial data so that records can be updated for accurate management reporting. Supervise the payments/collections. Supervise and review the P&L and Balance Sheet schedules on periodical basis. Liaise with external/internal auditors to provide the required information time to time. Assist the Head of Finance to develop strategic plans and ways to reduce spending and increase the profitability. Coordinates with IT department to make changes / improvements in the system including automation of reporting, preparation of dashboards etc. Other day to day responsibilities for the team as well as smooth running of the finance/accounting operations Performs other duties as required by the Line Manager.

Accountant – Accounts Receivables (AR)
(3 - 5 yrs.)
Sharjah - United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Keywords: Accounts Receivable,Credit Control,Customer Relations,Invoicing,Documentation,MIS reporting,Financial Reporting
Role Purpose: Overall responsibility of customer accounts and keeping good relationship with customers. Ensures proper credit documentation for all customers - credit applications, Rate/tariff, discount/rebate eligibility etc. Working with the customers and other team members to review accounts, client payments, credit history, and develop new or better repayment terms. Ensures that generation and delivery of invoices, credit notes, statements etc., are done in time. Also verifies the accuracy of invoices/credit notes/statements etc. Provides clarification to the customers as and when requested and ensures that there is no dispute unresolved with customer on debit notes. Ensures that debtors above 60 days are nil. Ensures that all collections are monitored, receipts processed on time and statements send to customers on regular basis. Ensures that debtor’s accounts are always kept up to date and provide the various MIS reports on debtors required by divisions/HO within the time limit. Liaison with customers (including customer visits if in need) to troubleshoot disputes, errors in statement. Ensures that all the month & year closing jobs are done in time with proper documentation. Preparation of Daily Collection Report Overview warehouse rental contracts and due dates. Maintain and monitor warehouse rent file including monthly recognition of warehouse revenue. Maintaining the list of cheques collected in advance (Post Dated Cheques). Monitoring the due dates including SAP entries for PDCs and timely deposit of the PDCs. Liaises with other departments within the company to ensure the best possible service is given to the client as well as ensuring prompt payment is received. Supports Financial head on all works related to accounts receivable/credit control. Performs other duties as required.

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